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Expat & Social Groups

American Women's Association
Runs a welcome program for expatriate women to help them get settled. Also offers various educational and social activities, including tours of Hong Kong, mother and toddler playgroups and volunteer community programs. Membership is not restricted to Americans; there are over 700 members representing some 30 different nationalities.
Tel: 2527 2961
http://www.awa.org.hk

Australian Association of Hong Kong
The club aims to promote fellowship among Australians living in Hong Kong, and hosts a number of social events for its members and their families. Regular events include picnics, sports games, hikes and mahjong sessions. Membership also includes discounts at certain shops, restaurants and hotels.
Tel: 2530 4461
http://www.ozhongkong.com/

Royal Overseas League
Non-profit organization with clubhouse facilities for members. International art and music competitions are organized, as well as a variety of local social events. Club members also take part in fund-raising activities in aid of local charities.
http://www.rosl.org.hk

Women's Corona Society
An informal group of English-speaking women from all corners of the world who help each other get settled. The group meets in Tsim Sha Tsui every Monday morning, and organizes cultural, culinary and sightseeing tours every month. There are also weekly activities such as badminton games, and book and film clubs.
Tel: 2812 6653
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Womens-Corona-Society-Hong-Kong-Branch/131580488961

YWCA
Holds an informal six-week course on Monday mornings (repeated on Tuesday evenings) aimed at assisting newcomers in making friends and finding out about Hong Kong. Members also receive a monthly newsletter with details of various courses and activities.
Tel: 2522 3101
http://www.ywca.org.hk

The Hong Kong St. Andrew's Society
Club for Scottish men and women, as well as those who have a strong interest in or close connection with Scotland. Regular sports events and functions are organized for members.
Tel: 90394472
http://www.standrewshk.org

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